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State Bank of India reduces interest rates on Car and Home loans
Interest on Auto and Car loans reduced by State Bank of India Andhra News

FEDERAL-MOGUL TO PRESENT INNOVATIVE RANGE OF EFFICIENCY-ENHANCING TECHNOLOGIES AT THE 2012 IAA COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SHOW IN SEPTEMBER
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NOVA Chemicals' Notice of 2012 Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
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Equity Briefing: Earnings Results for August 1st: SM, SMSI, SNCR, SRDX, SSW, STAA, TCAP, THOR, TRMB, TS, TSO,
A number of companies released their quarterly earnings results today, as reported by Analyst Ratings Network (http://bit.ly/arndailye) and Equity Briefing:SM Energy (NYSE: SM) released its earnings data on Wednesday. The company reported $0.37 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.32 by $0.05 ACN Newswire

MHI "Hollow-Head" Engine Valves Adopted in Nissan GT-R Sports Car
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has commenced shipments of "hollow-head" engine valves - engine valves(1) hollow through to the head - to Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. for adoption in the 2012 model of the automaker's luxury GT-R sports car ACN Newswire

Production of All-New Mazda6 Begins at Hofu Plant
Mazda Motor Corporation held a ceremony to commemorate the start of production of the new Mazda6 (known as Atenza in Japan), fully redesigned for the first time in five years. The ceremony took place at the company's Hofu Plant No. 2, in Yamaguchi prefecture ACN Newswire

Amicus Therapeutics: Strong Catalyst Trade With GlaxoSmithKline And Heavy Insider Buying
By Scott Matusow, ContributorI like to invest in and trade companies with strong corporate structures that are also equipped with upcoming short term catalysts. One company that has been receiving some interest in the investment community demonstrates both. As an added bonus, we see heavy insider and institutional support recently ACN Newswire

Doomed Dendreon? Many Speculators Shocked By Poor Sales Again
By Brian Wilson, ContributorDendreon (DNDN) has been a disastrous holding for many investors who may have been initially optimistic about the company's drug PROVENGE. I initiated coverage on the distressed biotech name on July 21st of this year with a hold rating ACN Newswire

Glu Mobile Splatters the Road with Zombies in Gears & Guts
Glu Mobile Splatters the Road with Zombies in Gears & Guts Roll-out the big guns and fast rides to battle an endless army of the undead San Francisco, Calif. - August 2, 2012 - Glu Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ:GLUU), a leading global developer and publisher of freemium games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced the availability of its new game, Gears & Guts ACN Newswire

Sustainable Infrastructure & Property Development
Infrastructure and property developers are not always implementing sustainability as they should, according to Glenn Frommer, Chief Sustainable Development Manager, MTR Corporation Ltd in Hong Kong. They do not plan for five to seven generations ahead, nor give the social elements of sustainability the focus they require ACN Newswire

Unique Anti-reflective and Self-cleaning Plastic Films to be Ramped Up for Industry Use
Fast, high-volume production of plastics with specially engineered surfaces will soon be available using a cheaper and simpler method. IMRE and its Industrial Consortium On Nanoimprint (ICON) partner companies are piloting roll-to-roll nanoimprint technology to mass produce two types of patterned nanoimprinted plastic films ACN Newswire

World Bank Group Prepares First Grants to Support Myanmar's Reforms
The World Bank Group is stepping up its support for reforms in Myanmar and opening a new country office. The Bank is preparing to present to its Board up to $85 million in grants to benefit men, women and children through community driven developmentprograms which will allow communities to decide whether to invest in schools, roads, water or other projects ACN Newswire

OSEA2012 International Conference Will Uncover New Developments In Commercial Challenges And Technological Innovations
OSEA2012 International Conference, the region's foremost platform where leaders and experts in the Oil & Gas industry congregate, will return to reveal an exciting line up of conference tracks from 27 to 30 November at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore.The four day OSEA2010 International Conference was attended by over 200 speakers and delegates from 30 countries/regions ACN Newswire

Roche Says No Safety Issues With Halozyme-Partnered Drug: PropThink Exclusive
Sources at Roche (OTCQX: RHHBY) told PropThink on Wednesday that products being jointly developed with Halozyme Therapeutics (NASDAQ: HALO) will not face issues seen with HyQ, an intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg) candidate being jointly developed with Baxter International (NYSE:BAX), or ViroPharma's (NASDAQ:VPHM) Halozyme-enhanced formulation of Cinryze ACN Newswire

Healthcare Review: Genworth & Laboratory Corp. Soars, Array Biopharma Slumps On News
U.S. Stocks were trading mostly higher on Wednesday in cautious trading following mixed economic data did little to change views of the Federal Reserve's policy decision in the afternoon, with the central bank seen as likely to leave the door open to further stimulus. Several healthcare stocks are making notable news at mid day on Wednesday.Array Biopharma Inc ACN Newswire

INC Research's Chairman and CEO James Ogle Selected for PharmaVOICE 100
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Mitsubishi Motors to Launch New Mirage Global Compact in Japan
Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announced today that it will launch the all-new Mirage global compact car at dealerships throughout Japan on August 31, 2012 at an MSRP ranging from 998,000 yen to 1,288,000 yen ACN Newswire

Rosetta Genomics Announces Pricing of Public Offering of 5.5 Million Ordinary Shares
Rosetta Genomics Ltd. ("Rosetta") (NASDAQ: ROSG), a leading developer and provider of microRNA-based molecular diagnostics, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 5,500,000 ordinary shares at a public offering price of $5.00 per share. The gross proceeds to Rosetta from this offering are expected to be approximately $27 MarketWire

VBrick Systems Partners With Corsair Solutions to Expand Sales Channel in Australia and New Zealand
Enterprise streaming video leader VBrick Systems today announced that it has added Corsair Solutions as a Partner to increase VBrick's channel presence in the region. Corsair Solutions will be distributing the complete VBrick streaming video portfolio including elements to capture, manage distribute and display IP video both inside and outside the firewall. MarketWire

Willamette Community Bank Reports First Half 2012 Earnings, Achieves Record Profitability
Willamette Community Bank (OTCBB: WMCB) MarketWire

Con Edison Reports 2012 Second Quarter Earnings
Consolidated Edison, Inc. (Con Edison) (NYSE: ED) today reported second quarter earnings of $214 million or $0.73 a share compared with $165 million or $0.57 a share in 2011. Earnings from ongoing operations, which exclude the net mark-to-market effects of the competitive energy businesses, were $178 million or $0.61 a share compared with $166 million or $0.57 a share in 2011. MarketWire

American Diabetes Association "Exercise Everywhere" Message Extends Into the Office Environment
Championing the mantra "Exercise Everywhere," the Minnesota office of the American Diabetes Association is taking an innovative approach to promoting employee wellness and physical activity in the office by installing Ergotron WorkFit Sit-Stand Workstations for interested staff and volunteers/interns. MarketWire

Oracle Stipulates to Accept $306 Million Damages From SAP Allowing Oracle to Move to Have Jury Verdict Reinstated
Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and SAP today stipulated to SAP paying Oracle a damage award of $306 million in the copyright infringement suit filed by Oracle after it discovered massive downloading and copying of its intellectual property by the German software maker. Oracle's unanimous 2010 jury verdict awarding it $1.3 billion can now be immediately taken to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. MarketWire

Find Your Magnificence: Chicago a Top Five Destination for American Travelers
Expedia®, the world's leading online travel agency, today revealed that Chicago, home of the Magnificent Mile, is now the third most preferred destination for American travelers, as measured via bookings on Expedia.com®. Chicago now surpasses Los Angeles and San Francisco in bookings. The other destinations included in the top five include Las Vegas, New York, Orlando and Los Angeles MarketWire

CubeSmart Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results; Same-Store NOI Grows 5.2%; FFO per Share Grows 12.5%; Occupancy Reaches 85% in July
CubeSmart (NYSE: CUBE) announced its operating results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Eight Times Points Tuesdays & Fridays in August at Red Hawk Casino
Red Hawk Casino is offering Rewards Club members eight times points four times per week in August. Rewards Club members can earn eight times points every Tuesday and Friday and every Sunday and Monday, during the August Late Night Multiplier, between 6 p.m. and 4 a.m. MarketWire

Ivanhoe Mines Changes Name to Turquoise Hill Resources
Ivanhoe Mines today announced that the company's name change to Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN) now has gone into effect. The new name was approved by shareholders at the company's annual meeting on June 28, 2012. MarketWire

Analysts International Corporation Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Analysts International Corporation (AIC) (NASDAQ: ANLY) MarketWire

Vante of Tucson, AZ Regrets Actions of Former CFO
The following is a statement from Vante: MarketWire

Estimating Cash for Gold Jewelry Has Never Been Easier Thanks to NoCo Gold & Diamond's Online Tools
Receiving cash for gold jewelry at a fair and accurate price has never been easier thanks to NoCo Gold & Diamond's new online gold, silver and platinum value estimators. These free online estimators are available at their website for public use. MarketWire

Altitude Digital Partners and FilmAnnex.com Bring the Internet to Classrooms in Afghanistan
Altitude Digital Partners (ADP), the premier digital ad technology platform is proud to announce its partnership with Francesco Rulli's FilmAnnex.com and The Afghan Development Project to build Internet classrooms in Afghanistan. #85 in the Quantcast Top 100, FilmAnnex.com is an online independent film distribution platform for filmmakers and content-creators around the globe. MarketWire

Wave to Hold Q2 Conference Call Thursday, August 9th at 4:30 p.m. ET
Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) announced it will host a webcast/conference call reviewing its 2012 second quarter results and corporate progress on Thursday, August 9th at 4:30 p.m. ET. Wave's results will be issued after the markets close that day. MarketWire

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton's New Book THE CORRUPTION CHRONICLES: Obama's Big Secrecy, Big Corruption, and Big Government Debuts as No. 1 Best-Selling Nonfiction Hardcover Book in the U.S.
Judicial Watch announced today that Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton's groundbreaking new book THE CORRUPTION CHRONICLES: Obama's Big Secrecy, Big Corruption, and Big Government (Threshold Editions; July 24, 2012; Hardcover; $26.99), is the Number 1 best-selling nonfiction hardcover book in the country MarketWire

Fitch Ratings Reaffirms MOHELA 11th General Bond Resolution Notes
The Higher Education Loan Authority of the State of Missouri (MOHELA) is proud to share Fitch Ratings' reaffirmation of MOHELA 11th General Bond Resolution Notes. In a recent press release, Fitch Ratings affirmed the ratings of 35 classes of senior and subordinate student loan asset-backed notes and stated: MarketWire

Amelia Island Serving Up Discount Rates, Packages for Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off
Several Amelia Island hotels and inns are serving up a heaping side of savings for the upcoming Great Southern Tailgate Cook-off, August 24-25. Visitors can take advantage of special discounted rates and packages for the two-day cook-off event, which includes free live entertainment and more than 60 professional and backyard teams cooking up their best barbeque. MarketWire

Euroseas Ltd. Sets Date for the Release of Second Quarter 2012 Results, Conference Call and Webcast
Euroseas Ltd., (NASDAQ: ESEA) an owner and operator of drybulk carriers and container vessels and provider of seaborne transportation for dry bulk and containerized cargoes, announced today that it will release its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2012, on Wednesday, August 08, 2012, after the market closes in New York MarketWire

Procera Networks Announces Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Procera Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: PKT), the intelligent policy enforcement company, today reported financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

Swinerton Interiors Best Kept Business Development Secret Is Kim Pipkin
In a strategic move to advance in the red hot San Francisco Interiors market, Swinerton Builders has hired Kim Pipkin as Interiors Business Development Manager. In her new role Pipkin will work closely with Senior Vice President & Division Manager Andy Holden to cultivate new and strengthen existing relationships, enhancing business development efforts to build their position in the region. MarketWire

Sennheiser & Paste Create Intimate Performance Space at Newport Folk Festival(R), Showcasing a New Generation of Inspired Artists
Since its founding in 1959, the annual Newport Folk Festival® has served as a beacon for devout music fans and artists around the world MarketWire

World Energy Solutions' Record Quarter Delivers 78% Top-Line Growth, EBITDA up 108%
World Energy Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: XWES), a leading energy management services firm, today announced financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012. MarketWire

NetApp Hosts First Quarter Fiscal Year 2013 Financial Results Webcast
After market close on Wednesday, August 15, 2012, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) will announce financial results for the first quarter of fiscal year 2013, which ended July 27, 2012. MarketWire

ExamWorks Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
ExamWorks Group, Inc. (NYSE: EXAM), a leading provider of independent medical examinations ("IMEs"), peer reviews, bill reviews and related services, today reported financial results for the second quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Woodbridge International Closes 6 Deals in Last 5 Months
Woodbridge International, a leading global mergers and acquisitions firm serving lower middle-market companies, recently closed its sixth deal in just over five months. MarketWire

AMA Foundation Presents the Arthur N. Wilson, MD, Scholarship to Promising Medical Student From Southeast Alaska
The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation awarded the Arthur N. Wilson, MD, Scholarship to medical student Richard Stein, who grew up in Sitka, Alaska and attends the University of Washington School of Medicine. Richard will receive a $5,000 scholarship to help defray medical school expenses. The Arthur N MarketWire

Studio Concierge to the Rescue for Big Blockbuster Movies
The film industry is driven mainly by two things -- money and location. Many states offer film incentives, but not all can accommodate big blockbuster movies. As a result, many states look to New Mexico as a model, since NM has one of the longest running and most effective programs in the country to date. NM has set the standard. MarketWire

Clean Air America WeldStation Helps Snead State Establish Welding Program With Crystal Clean Air
Clean Air America, Inc., innovator in air filtration products that protect workers, students, and the environment, announces that Snead State Community College has started a welding program that uses the state-of-the-art Clean Air America WeldStation for exceptional ventilation. The student lab will be free of smoke and dust, allowing students and teachers to breathe clean air while they work. MarketWire

BNP Paribas Investment Partners Appoints James Johnston to Head U.S. Sales
BNP Paribas Investment Partners U.S.A. Holdings, Inc. ("BNPP IP") has appointed James Johnston as Head of Sales in the U.S. In his role, Johnston will have responsibility for driving BNPP IP's U.S. business development strategy in the defined benefit/contribution, endowment/foundation, subadvisory and consultant markets as well as assisting the firm with its U.S. product strategy MarketWire

Enterprise Holdings Contacting Nearly 6,500 Local Governments About Car Rental Customers' Traffic Fines
In an ongoing effort to help address outstanding fines for traffic, parking and toll violations by car rental customers, Enterprise Holdings has notified more than 6,500 local governments in the United States and Canada and submitted the company's contact information as part of the public record MarketWire

John Legend's Younger Brother, Vaughn Anthony, Releases "Life of a Player"
Former Home School Recording Artist and Springfield, Ohio native, Vaughn Anthony (VA) www.indiegogo.com/vaughnanthonymusic has released his highly anticipated mixtape, "Life of a Player," today in partnership with his Manager Keith Albright, Core DJs, JAB Entertainment, and Empire Distribution. MarketWire

Imprev "ePostcards" Named "2012 Innovator Award" Finalist for "Most Innovative Real Estate Social Site, Social Service or Blog"
Inman Real Estate Connect - Imprev's "ePostcards," a digital social media-friendly campaign that helps real estate agents stay in touch digitally with past, current and future home buyers and sellers, was named as a finalist for Inman News' "2012 Innovator Awards" late yesterday during Real Estate Connect technology conference in San Francisco. MarketWire

IEDEC 2013 Focuses on Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Education; Calls for Speaker Proposals, Sponsors and Exhibitors
WhatThe 3rd annual Interdisciplinary Engineering Design Education Conference (IEDEC) with talks by industry and academia highlighting critical issues related to interdisciplinary engineering education will convene on March 4-5, 2013 at TechMart, Santa Clara, CA MarketWire

And They're Off... Again; Virtual Horse Racing Returns to Barona Resort & Casino August 6
The odds are better than ever at Barona Resort & Casino's 'Off to the Races' promotion, which runs every Sunday night in August. MarketWire

Middlesex Water Company Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter
Middlesex Water Company (NASDAQ: MSEX) ("Middlesex" or the "Company") today reported operating revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 of $27.4 million, up from $26.1 million for the same period in 2011. Net income increased $0.1 million to $3.7 million. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $0.23, remaining the same amount as in 2011 MarketWire

Arizona Lottery Breaks Sales Records for Fifth Consecutive Year
The Arizona Lottery closed out fiscal year 2012 with a record-breaking $646.7 million in sales, a double-digit 10.8 percent increase over the previous fiscal year and the highest amount in the Arizona Lottery's 30-year history. MarketWire

Elite Serum Customer Testimonials Show Amazing Success Story
Ipopularity tracks the hottest trends on the web. Alarms went off when researchers ran into a blazing hot skin care brand. Skin Pro International, Inc.'s flagship product, continues to garner rave reviews in a competitive anti aging product market MarketWire

Xavier Fauthoux's Animated Film Wins Saatchi & Saatchi James Brown Music Video Challenge 2012, in Association With Universal Music Enterprises, the James Brown Estate, Genero.tv and BUG
French director Xavier Fauthoux has been chosen as the Grand Prize winner for the James Brown Music Video Challenge. In addition, Universal Music Enterprises (UMe), along with the James Brown Estate, has chosen his entry to be the official music video for the track 'It's a Man's, Man's, Man's World,' with a prize of US $4,000, which will be funded by Universal and Genero.tv. MarketWire

Wood Partners' Domain by Alta - San Diego Luxury Apartment Community Is Now Open
The construction of Domain by Alta - San Diego, a $90 million luxury apartment community in San Diego's Spectrum Center business park, is complete and the property is already more than 30 percent leased, announced Wood Partners, one of the nation's largest and most active multifamily developers. MarketWire

In a Tough Economy, BlogHer Inc. Pays $17 Million to Women in Blogs and Social Media, Creating Financial Empowerment
It's a rough economy out there for everyone, but not all eyes are turned toward the two Presidential candidates for answers. Thousands of bloggers and social media influencers are thriving as part of the growing "BlogHer Economy" -- BlogHer, Inc MarketWire

Enel Investment Holding B.V.: dissemination of 2012 half year separate and consolidated financial statements
Today, 2 August 2012, Enel Investment HoldingB.V. announces the dissemination of its half year separate and consolidatedfinancial statements, for the period ended on June 30th 2012 in accordancewith article 5:25d of the Netherlands Act on Financial Supervision ("Wet ophet financieel toezicht"). MarketWire

Exclusive Snake River Farms Gold Grade Beef Available for the First Time Direct to Consumers During August
Snake River Farms American Wagyu beef is coveted around the world for its superior quality, and for the first time ever, consumers will be able to directly purchase its super-premium Gold Grade beef for themselves. Beginning August 1, a limited selection Gold Grade beef will be sold in the company's online store. MarketWire

Arizona DUI Attorney Douglas A. Schwab Discusses Arizona's New DUI Laws
Although many of Arizona's "New" DUI Laws have been around for months, some charged with Driving Under the Influence are still not receiving the benefits. Douglas Schwab, a Phoenix DUI attorney, also practicing in the Scottsdale Metro area, notes that the new laws impact everything from jail time to how many months a person is required to have an interlock device in his or her car. MarketWire

MIG Real Estate Continues Expansion Into Colorado With Purchase of Two Multi-Family Properties
MIG Real Estate, LLC, a Newport Beach, California-based real estate investment company, acquired two properties in the Lakewood submarket of Denver, The Hamptons, a 312-unit residential community, and The Huntington, a 288-unit residential community. The purchases are the fifth and sixth acquisitions for MIG Real Estate in Colorado. MarketWire

EHE International and the Histiocytosis Association Ask You to "Join in the Fight" Against Histiocytosis
EHE International and the Histiocytosis Association are excited to announce the unveiling of a window display at 10 Rockefeller Plaza encouraging everyone to "Join in the Fight" against histiocytosis. MarketWire

Mackinac Financial Corporation Reports Strong Second Quarter 2012 Results and Records a $3 Million Valuation Adjustment to Deferred Tax Assets
Mackinac Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: MFNC), the bank holding company for mBank (the "Bank"), today announced second quarter 2012 income of $4.141 million or $1.21 per share compared to net income of $.603 million, or $.18 per share for the second quarter of 2011. The 2012 YTD and 2nd quarter results include a $3 million valuation adjustment to deferred tax assets, which equates to $ MarketWire

MolMed Board of Directors Approves the First Half-Year 2012 Financial Report
The Board of Directors of MolMed S.p.A. (MILAN: MLM), chaired by Professor Claudio Bordignon, today reviewed and approved the half-year financial report at 30 June 2012. MarketWire

IdaTech Licenses Technology, and Sells Other Telecom Fuel Cell Assets to Ballard Power Systems
IdaTech Ltd (IdaTech), a global leader in the development of Proton Exchange Membrane (PEM) fuel cell products, is pleased to announce that its transaction with Ballard Power Systems (Ballard), announced on July 25, 2012, has closed MarketWire

RCS Plc Purchases Presstek 75DI(R) Digital Offset Press
Presstek, Inc. (NASDAQ: PRST), a leading supplier of digital offset printing solutions to the printing and communications industries, today announced that RCS Plc of Retford, Notts, UK, has ordered a five-color Presstek 75DI digital offset press with an inline aqueous coater. This is the first 75DI to be installed in the UK MarketWire

Seasonal Slowdown for Denver Real Estate Market
The latest data from Metrolist®, the largest real estate multiple listing service (MLS) serving Colorado real estate agents, suggest a gentle slide for Denver metro area home sales going into the Fall season. MarketWire

Half Yearly Report
Enel Finance International N.V. : dissemination of 2012 half yearfinancial statementsToday, 2 August 2012, Enel Finance International N.V. announces thedissemination of its half year financial statements, for the periodended on June 30th 2012 in accordance with article 5:25d of theNetherlands Act on Financial Supervision ("Wet op het financieeltoezicht") MarketWire

Strata Oil Appoints Dr. Michael J. Ranger to Board of Directors
Strata Oil (OTCQB: SOIGF), a leader in the exploration and development of heavy oil from carbonates, today announced the appointment of Dr. Michael J. Ranger to the Board of Directors. MarketWire

DECK Monitoring Named Market Leader in Solar Monitoring
GTM Research has named DECK Monitoring as the clear leader in the number of Commercial and Utility solar installations monitored across North America. The report, entitled "Global PV Monitoring: Technologies, Markets and Leading Players, 2012-2016," looks at all monitoring solutions globally and segments them by Geography, Target Market, Size and Number of Installations. MarketWire

BrightScope Lists the Top 10 Sacramento Area-Based Companies With the Best 401k Plans
BrightScope (www.brightscope.com), a leading provider of independent financial information and investment research, today announced its second annual list of the top 10 Sacramento area-based companies with the highest ranked 401k plans containing more than $50 million in assets. MarketWire

Tom Ridge to Chair SSTI Board
Tom Ridge, the first secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and a former governor of Pennsylvania, has been elected chairman of the State Science and Technology Institute's (SSTI) Board of Trustees MarketWire

Vaisala Signs Lightning Contract with US National Weather Service
Vaisala and the US National WeatherService (NWS) have signed a lightning data contract. The award continuesVaisala's 20 year history of providing lightning data to the NWS, whichreceives a real-time data feed from Vaisala's US National LightningDetection Network® (NLDN®). MarketWire

SouthWest NanoTechnologies (SWeNT) Announces Agreement to Distribute Its Carbon Nanotube Products in Asia Through Itochu Plastics Inc.
SouthWest NanoTechnologies, Inc. has entered into a distribution agreement with Itochu Plastics Inc., part of the Itochu group, to distribute throughout Asia commercially-produced, specialty multi-wall and single-wall carbon nanotubes and carbon nanotube (CNT) inks, pastes and dispersions. MarketWire

SalesQuest Launches ConnectCRUSH for Salesforce.com in the AppExchange
SalesQuest®, the industry leader in high-tech sales intelligence and the publisher of CRUSH Reports on Fortune 1000 and Global 500 companies, announces the availability of the ConnectCRUSH app in the Salesforce.com AppExchange. MarketWire

KC and the Sunshine Band Perform at Four Winds New Buffalo on Saturday, September 22
Four Winds®, the premier gaming destinations in the Midwest, is pleased to announce that KC and the Sunshine Band will perform in the new Silver Creek Event Center at Four Winds New Buffalo on Saturday, September 22 at 9 p.m. Eastern. Tickets can be purchased beginning on Saturday, August 11 at 10 a.m. Eastern, exclusively through the Ticketmaster® Web site, www.ticketmaster MarketWire

Acura Pharmaceuticals Supports the Stop Tampering of Prescription Pills Act of 2012
Acura Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ACUR) today announced its support for the Stop Tampering of Prescription Pills ("STOPP") Act of 2012, H.R. 6160, introduced by a bi-partisan group led by Representative William Keating (D-MA). MarketWire

PAID Inc. Appoints Austin Lewis CEO, Chairman; James O'Neil to Board
PAID Inc.'s (OTCBB: PAYD) Board of Directors today announced that it has added Austin Lewis and James P. O'Neil to the Board of Directors, effective August 1, 2012. Additionally, the Board of Directors appointed Austin Lewis as the new CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors of PAID Inc. to replace PAID Inc. co-founder Greg Rotman in those roles. MarketWire

Outsell Relocates to New, Larger Office Space in Minneapolis; Mayor R.T. Rybak to Perform Ribbon Cutting at August 9th Open House
Outsell (www.outsell.com), a digital marketing Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that is transforming the way brands engage with consumers, announced today that it has relocated to new office space in downtown Minneapolis that is double the size of its previous space. Effective August 1, the company's new address is: The Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Suite 3200, Minneapolis, MN 55402 MarketWire

Dream Town Introduces "Project Dream Life" for Employee Wellness
Dream Town Realty, a prominent leader in online Chicago real estate sales, has unveiled a new series of programs and services that target employee wellness and assistance. "Project Dream Life" was launched internally in late June and made public just this week at www.dreamtown.com/dreamlife. MarketWire

X-ES Introduces Development Platform for 3U cPCI Conduction-Cooled Modules
Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) is shipping the XPand1201, a 3U CompactPCI development platform for conduction-cooled modules. This platform supports up to eight 3U CompactPCI modules and two optional power supply modules. MarketWire

2XU Is Official Compression Supplier for U.S. Ski & Snowboard Association
2XU has partnered with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA). This marks a pivotal step for 2XU. Under the new sponsorship, U.S. Ski Team, U.S. Snowboarding and U.S. Freeskiing athletes will wear 2XU Compression for athletic training and recovery. MarketWire

Rural/Metro Announces Multi-County Arizona Epic-Traumatic Brain Injury Agency Certification
Rural/Metro Corporation announced today that its family of companies in Arizona -- Southwest Ambulance, PMT Ambulance, Rural/Metro Fire Department and Rural/Metro Ambulance -- have received Excellence in Prehospital Injury Care (EPIC)-Traumatic Brain Injury certification for prehospital care by the Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS). MarketWire

Auctions International Announces Second Potential Acquisition
Auctions International Inc. ("Auctions") (PINKSHEETS: AUCI) would like to announce that the Company has entered into formal discussions with a Western Canadian Recycling firm regarding a potential merger/acquisition MarketWire

Give a Gift That Lasts a Lifetime With Customized Awards & Incentives From EmbroidMe
EmbroidMe offers a variety of personalized awards and incentives to recognize any career milestone. Whether the achievement is large or small, recognizing employees with awards or incentives from EmbroidMe allows you to express your gratitude in style. Crafted from the finest materials and customized to reflect your special event, awards and incentives from EmbroidMe convey honor and prestige MarketWire

Allied Electronics Volunteers at Local Boys and Girls Club
A team of employees from Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), participated in a "Day of Caring" for the second consecutive year by volunteering at the Fort Worth Boys and Girls Club on Friday, July 27 MarketWire

FX Energy Schedules Second Quarter 2012 Results Conference Call
FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) announced today that a conference call to discuss the Company's second quarter 2012 financial and operating results will be held at 4:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, August 9, 2012. The call will be hosted by David Pierce, FX Energy's President and CEO. The call will also include a discussion of the Company's current operations MarketWire

Luceo Solutions Webinar to Explore How Companies Can Hire the Best Talent
WHO:Jennifer Wilga, vice president of Luceo Solutions, provider of recruitment software that helps small and mid-sized businesses compete for the best and brightest people WHAT:Will lead a complimentary webinar titled "Five Ways to Hire the Best Talent." WHEN:Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT (10:00 a.m. CDT/9:00 a.m. MDT/8:00 a.m MarketWire

Panjiva Launches Maritime Monitor to Provide Enhanced Port and Shipment Data
Panjiva, the leading intelligence platform for global trade professionals, today announced the availability of a new product, Maritime Monitor. This product is designed to meet the trade analysis and lead generation requirements for the maritime industry. The Maritime Monitor will customize Automated Manifest Systems (AMS) Data (U.S. Customs data) and U.S MarketWire

Nutrition Business Journal Recognizes Herbalife's Gerry Holly and Metagenics' Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D., With Lifetime Achievement Award
Dual Lifetime Achievement Awards were bestowed by Nutrition Business Journal (NBJ) to Herbalife's Gerry Holly and Metagenic's Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D., at the 15th annual NBJ Summit in Dana Point, Calif., on July 26. MarketWire

Centon Electronics Selects Paragon Migrate OS to SSD Software to Ensure Reliable System Transfer to New Solid State Drives (SSDs)
Backup and hard disk management software developer Paragon Software Group (PSG) today announced that Centon Electronics Inc. selected Paragon Migrate OS to SSD software for inclusion in its SSD Notebook kits packaged with their solid state drives (SSDs). Paragon Migrate OS to SSD provides easy migration of system data including the operating system, data files and applications to Centon's SSDs. MarketWire

Majesco Entertainment Teams Up With ProCamps to Deliver NBA Baller Beats to Summer Youth Camps
Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative video game publisher for the mass market, is teaming up with sports camp developer and operator ProCamps to bring NBA Baller Beats to its 2012 summer basketball programs across America MarketWire

Over 100% of the DiMi Telematics International (DIMI) Public Float Is Short, Reports Editor Bob Flaherty; Another Scoop for Flaherty Financial News
The bear raid on DiMi Telematics International, Inc. (OTCQB: DIMI) (PINKSHEETS: DIMI) is featured in the August 1, 2012 issue of Flaherty Financial News Newsletter #33. Over 100% of the public float is short! Another scoop for Bob Flaherty, who has written or edited over 100 stories on abusive short selling. MarketWire

Bimba Announces Acquisition of Pneumadyne, Inc.
Bimba Manufacturing Company, an industry-leading provider of pneumatic, hydraulic and electric solutions, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Pneumadyne, Inc. Headquartered in Plymouth, MN, Pneumadyne, has been an innovative manufacturer of pneumatic components and control systems for over 35 years MarketWire

Guaranty Bank and Trust Announces the Completion of Asset Purchase Agreement With Private Capital Management Inc.
Guaranty Bank and Trust Company, a Colorado-based community bank and wholly-owned subsidiary of Guaranty Bancorp (NASDAQ: GBNK), today announced that it has completed the previously announced asset purchase agreement with privately held Private Capital Management, Inc. Private Capital Management is now a division of Guaranty Bank and Trust's Wealth Management Group. MarketWire

ESP Resources, Inc. Issues Letter to Shareholders
ESP Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: ESPI) (the "Company" or "ESP Resources"), an oil and gas services company, today issued a letter to shareholders from the Company's President, David Dugas, providing a recap on the growth in the first half of 2012 as well as a discussion on the business and plans for expansion in 2012 and beyond. MarketWire

New CAI Survey Looks at Social Media Use in South Florida Community Associations
South Florida homeowner and condo associations today view Facebook pages and Twitter accounts as a means to strengthen bonds among residents and promote interest among prospective new owners and renters, a new survey conducted by the Gold Coast Chapter of the Community Associations Institute finds. MarketWire

Zeo Introduces Sleep Manager Pro, the Next Generation of Personal Sleep Management
Zeo® (www.myzeo.com), the leading sleep management company, today announced the introduction of Zeo Sleep Manager Pro, the first sleep tracking product that provides its users with a free, personalized sleep quality assessment that then generates expert advice specifically customized to help improve their sleep. MarketWire

Silipos, Inc. Chooses TAB Bank for a $1.5 Million Credit Facility
Silipos, Inc. of Clifton, NJ has chosen TAB Bank for a $1.5 million credit facility. The new facility is based on accounts receivable and has been extended through a renewable term. MarketWire

IDC MarketScape Recognizes Medecision as Care Management Major Player
Medecision, Inc. was named a major player in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Care Management Solutions for Healthcare Payers 2012 Vendor Assessment. The report highlights Medecision in the care management category, citing its industry and solution depth and experience, as well as its long-term market presence, and proven core technology and solution platform MarketWire

Get Real USA, Inc. Reflects What the Latest Additions to the Advisory Board Could Potentially Mean for the Company
Get Real USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GTRL) recently announced the additions of Mr. Dean Wright and Mr. Gregory Walker. MarketWire

Snyder's-Lance Sticks With Salient for Business Performance Optimization
Snyder's-Lance, Inc., which was formed by the 2010 merger of Lance Inc. and Snyder's of Hanover Inc., two venerable snack food companies, has selected Salient Management Company's performance management software solution for revenue management enhancement. MarketWire

Fabien Cousteau to Open National Animal Supplement Council's 2013 Annual Conference on St. Pete Beach
Noted documentary filmmaker and famed ocean explorer Fabien Cousteau will headline the 2013 National Animal Supplement Council (NASC) annual conference on May 14-16, on St. Pete Beach at the pet-friendly TradeWinds Island Grand Resort. MarketWire

ClearSign Demonstrates "Non-Contact Electrodes," Transmitting Pulsed Electrical Control Signal Into Flame Without Physical Contact
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Zenprise MDM Cloud Report Finds Companies Both Love and Hate Dropbox
Zenprise®, Inc., the innovator in mobile device management (MDM), today released the latest Zenprise MDM Cloud Report which finds that businesses have differing views on the usefulness and security risks associated with some productivity applications, including Dropbox and Skype MarketWire

Stevia Corp. Secures $500,000 Private Placement Financing With Institutional Investors
Stevia Corp. (OTCBB: STEV) ("Stevia Corp MarketWire

Yammer Partners With Kanjoya to Offer Sentiment Analysis
Yammer, Inc., a leading provider of Enterprise Social Networks, today announced an integration with Kanjoya, a company pioneering emotion-aware sentiment analysis, to provide data on the attitudes and perceptions of employees based on the conversations from within a Yammer network. MarketWire

eDJ Group Hires Marilyn Gladden to Guide Media Services for eDiscoveryJournal
eDJ Group, Inc., a leading eDiscovery analyst and consulting firm and parent company of the eDiscoveryJournal, today announced the appointment of Marilyn Gladden as Director of Media Services. In this role, Ms MarketWire

YouSendIt Appoints Two Silicon Valley Veterans to Its Board of Directors
YouSendIt, Inc. today announced the appointment of Bruce Felt and Doug Hickey to the company's board of directors, effective immediately. Felt is the chief financial officer of SuccessFactors, an SAP company, and Hickey is president and CEO of Binwise, and a former partner at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners MarketWire

Build.com Launches Dedicated Website for Home Improvement Professionals
Build.com, the leading online-only home improvement retailer, today announced the launch of a destination site for its Pro Program (http://pro.build.com/) exclusively for its professional builder and design community MarketWire

CalAmp to Present at 32nd Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference
CalAmp Corp. (NASDAQ: CAMP), a leading provider of wireless products, services and solutions, announced today that the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Michael Burdiek, is scheduled to present at the 32nd Annual Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference. MarketWire

THINKstrategies Strategic Thinking Profile: Geminare's myVault Email Archive Powered by Microsoft's Windows Azure
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AdSafe Media Unveils Ad Collision Detection
AdSafe Media, the leading global provider of actionable advertising intelligence data for buyers and sellers of digital media, today announced the availability of its newest proactive brand protection solution, Ad Collision Detection. Ad Collision Detection will measure instances of multiple ads from a single brand campaign appearing simultaneously on a web page MarketWire

Fortinet(R) Earns 26th Virus Bulletin VB100 Award
Fortinet® (NASDAQ: FTNT) -- a leader in high-performance network security -- today announced the company has been awarded its 26th VB100 award in Virus Bulletin's June 12 Comparative Review. MarketWire

BIOLASE Announces Distribution Agreement With 3Shape Corporation
BIOLASE, Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOL), the world's leading dental laser manufacturer and distributor, today announced that it has entered a definitive five-year agreement with Copenhagen-based 3Shape Corporation, making BIOLASE a distributor of 3Shape's TRIOS® intra-oral scanning technologies for digital impression-taking solutions in the U.S. and Canada MarketWire

Troux(TM) Closes Best Q2 Ever With 85% Top Line Growth; Adds World's 3rd Largest Bank to Growing List of Customers
Troux, the global leader in Enterprise Portfolio Management (EPM) and Enterprise Architecture (EA) software, today announced record growth and business results for Q2 2012 including the addition of one of the world's largest banks as a customer. MarketWire

Apigee Appoints Steve Rowland Vice President of Worldwide Sales
Apigee, the API company, today announced that Steve Rowland, a veteran of global technology sales, has joined the company's management team as vice president of worldwide sales. Rowland is responsible for driving and managing the global expansion of Apigee's leading API platform as the company meets increasing demand for APIs in the burgeoning "app economy." MarketWire

Brand Graph(TM) Q2 Research Uncovers Link Between Audience Insights and Campaign Performance Across Eight Industries
33Across, operators of the world's largest social and interest graph, reaching over a billion users, today released its Brand Graph Q2 2012 Category Insights Report, following the recent Social Personas product announcement MarketWire

Third Party Benchmark Proves HyperCloud(TM) Delivers 54% Improvement in Memory Bandwidth Over LRDIMM
Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST), a designer and manufacturer of high-performance memory subsystems, today announced that its HyperCloud™ HCDIMM™ memory modules achieved breakthrough results in helping electronic design automation (EDA) professionals to increase design productivity, reduce time to market and lower costs MarketWire

Alliqua Names Stephen A. Brigido, D.P.M. Chairman of Scientific Advisory Board
Alliqua, Inc. (OTCBB: ALQA) ("Alliqua" or the "Company"), an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on the development, manufacturing and distribution of proprietary transdermal wound care and drug delivery technologies, today announced the Company has named Stephen A. Brigido, D.P.M. to serve as chairman for the Alliqua Scientific Advisory Board ("SAB"). MarketWire

ABAS Software AG and abas-USA Commit to Continued Independence
At the last general meeting in June of 2012, the executive board members of ABAS Software AG announced that abas is not for sale and has no intentions to be sold in the future. Growing globally and organically in terms of software installations, technology and employee size, ABAS Software AG has already reached its first milestones for their 2015 goals. MarketWire

Cadec Implements Verizon's M2M Management Center for Fleet Customers
Cadec Global, Inc., which provides enterprise-class fleet management solutions, today announced that its PowerVue solution now utilizes Verizon Wireless' M2M Management Center to deploy and manage devices for its fleet customers with devices on the Verizon Wireless Network MarketWire

SEI Selected as Fiduciary Manager for C Brewer & Sons Limited Pension Schemes
SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC), a leading global provider of fiduciary management, today announced that it has been hired as fiduciary manager by the trustees of both the C Brewer & Sons Limited Executive Pension Scheme and the C Brewer & Sons Limited Retirement Benefit Scheme representing assets of £ 33 million and £ 75 million respectively MarketWire

Mitratech Expands Client Base and Operations
Mitratech, the leader in enterprise legal management solutions including matter management, e-billing and GRC management automation, today announced significant growth and expansion among both its operations and its client base. MarketWire

"Discover Mongolia" International Mining Investors' Forum to Take Place in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia Over the 30th and 31st of August, 2012
The Organizing Committee of "Discover Mongolia - 2012" International Mining Investors' Forum (www.discovermongoliaforum.com) is pleased to announce the key speakers for this year's event. MarketWire

Biostem U.S., Corporation Scientific and Medical Board of Advisors Member Appointed Chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Francis Hospital
Biostem U.S., Corporation, (OTCQB: HAIR) (PINKSHEETS: HAIR) (Biostem, the Company), a fully reporting public company in the stem cell regenerative medicine sciences sector, Chief Executive Officer Dwight Brunoehler stated, "Dr. Prendergast is a very talented and very active clinical and research surgeon. Biostem is fortunate to have his guidance in our scientific and medical pursuits MarketWire

Green Planet Announces New Partnership
Green Planet Group, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: GNPG) announced today that its wholly owned staffing subsidiary, Lumea, Inc., completed negotiations and has signed a Servicing Agreement with Tri-State Staffing Services, Inc., a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) effective July 28, 2012 MarketWire

Pictometry(R) Awarded Foundational U.S. Patent for Pitched Surface Measurement Technology
Extending its global leadership role in aerial imaging, Pictometry International Corp. has been awarded a foundational United States patent for its unique technology and systems used to accurately calculate the area of vertical and pitched surfaces from oblique aerial photography. MarketWire

Rogue Iron Ore Intersects 482 Meters of 40% Total Iron at Flagship Radio Hill Iron Ore Property
Rogue Iron Ore Corp. (TSX VENTURE: RRS) (the "Company") is pleased to announce assay results from drilling at its Radio Hill iron ore project, located 80km southwest of Timmins, Ontario. Drill hole RH-12-31 intersected 482 meters of banded iron formation (BIF) returning 39.9% total iron (25.7% DTWR) and drill hole RH-12-30 intersected two intervals of BIF returning 41.0% and 43 MarketWire

Ivanhoe Mines and Chalco Agree to 30-Day Extension for Proportional Takeover Bid for SouthGobi Resources
Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (TSX: IVN)(NYSE: IVN)(NASDAQ: IVN) and Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (SHSE: 601600)(HKSE: 2600)(NYSE: ACH) - MarketWire

Sukari Gold Mine Resumption of Operations
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CarCharging(TM) to Provide Exclusive Electric Vehicle Charging Services for the City of Coconut Creek, Florida
Car Charging Group, Inc. (OTCQB: CCGI) (OTCBB: CCGI) ("CarCharging"), a nationwide provider of EV charging services, is excited to announce that through an exclusive partnership with the City of Coconut Creek, charging services for electric vehicles (EV) will soon be offered at City Hall, located at 4800 W. Copans Road, Coconut Creek, Florida, 33063. MarketWire

Colorado Springs Selects EnerGov to Improve Economic Vitality and Citizen Services
After a rigorous evaluation process Colorado Springs, CO has selected EnerGov Solutions, the industry's leading provider of government software solutions, to provide support to the City's growing number of land use and economic development initiatives. With 428,000 residents Colorado Springs is the second most populous municipality in the state and one of the largest cities in the country MarketWire

China Education International, Inc. Announces Formation of Advisory Board for Its China Management Company
China Education International, Inc. (OTCBB: CEII) (the "Company"), which manages the operation of private schools and educational organizations within China, today announced that Hangzhou Kunjiang Education and Technology Co., Ltd MarketWire

To Roll or Not to Roll
To roll or not to roll, that is the age-old question facing the modern traveler. Fortunately, Briggs & Riley has the answer: do both. It's not only possible but convenient, comfortable, and cool to have the latest hybrid bag from Briggs & Riley. Customers get the benefits of a rolling bag and a backpack all in one with the introduction of the BRX Exchange Rolling Backpack MarketWire

Tempco, Inc. Provides Corporate Update to Investors
Tempco, Inc. (OTCBB: TEMO) ("Tempco" or "the Company") today provided the following corporate update to its current shareholders and potential investors. MarketWire

Clorox Reports Sixth Consecutive Quarter of Sales Growth; Confirms Outlook for Fiscal 2013
The Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX) today announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2012, which ended June 30. Clorox reported solid fourth-quarter results with 4 percent sales growth and 2 percent volume growth. Sales results include a modest benefit from new businesses acquired earlier in the fiscal year MarketWire

Digital Ally, Inc. to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Digital Ally, Inc. (NASDAQ: DGLY), which develops, manufactures and markets advanced digital technology products for law enforcement, homeland security and commercial security applications, today announced that the Company will host an investor conference call on Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 11:15 a.m MarketWire

Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. to Host Second Quarter Conference Call on Friday, August 10, 2012
Consolidated Water Co. Ltd. (NASDAQ: CWCO), which develops and operates seawater desalination plants and water distribution systems in areas of the world where naturally occurring supplies of potable water are scarce or nonexistent, today announced that it has scheduled an investor conference call for 11:00 a.m MarketWire

St Barbara / Allied Gold: FIRB Approval Received
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International Tower Hill Mines Announces New Manager of Investor Relations
International Tower Hill Mines Ltd. ("ITH" or the "Company") - (TSX: ITH)(NYSE Amex: THM)(NYSE MKT: THM)(FRANKFURT: IW9) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Michelle Stachnik as Manager, Investor Relations. Ms. Stachnik brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience in junior resource sector and investment community MarketWire

InternetArray Acquires Outstanding Interest in Social Media Company
InternetArray, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: INAR) MarketWire

Admission to trading on the London Stock
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BIO-key(R) International, Inc. Granted Additional U.S. Patent for Secure Biometric Data Communications
BIO-key International, Inc. (OTCBB: BKYI), a global leader in fingerprint biometric identification solutions and advanced mobile identification technology, today reported that the company has been granted its tenth U.S MarketWire

Burnout Threatens More and More Businesses - Global Players Take Action
Located conveniently close to the centre of London, there is a small oasis where companies send their managers and top leaders. This is a wise move, since the burnout of these valuable employees could cost the company easily in excess of 3000EUR per day, as indicated by a recent study of SINTEF and NHO. MarketWire

Bioheart Receives $ 2 Million Term Sheet Investment Offer From Vitalmex, a Global Leader in Healthcare in Latin America and Europe
Bioheart, Inc. (OTCBB: BHRT) announced today it has received a non-binding term sheet and investment offer in the amount of $ 2 million from Grupo Vitalmex in Mexico, a global leader in the healthcare sector in Latin America and Europe. (www.vitalmex.com.mx). MarketWire

SavWatt Enters Into LOI to Acquire 1-800 NY Bulbs
SavWatt USA, Inc. (OTCBB: SAVWD), pioneers in LED lighting and the Green Revolution, announced today that SavWatt has entered into a Letter Of Intent to acquire 1-800 NY Bulbs (www.nybulbs.com). 1-800 NY Bulbs is a leading regional distributor and maintenance provider of commercial lighting fixtures and bulbs MarketWire

Long-Term Care Needs Generate Recurring Revenue for Home Health International
Home Health International Inc. (PINKSHEETS: HHII), a Medicare-certified home health agency and durable medical equipment (DME) supplier, announced today that the Company is successfully targeting patients with long-term care needs. MarketWire

Cisco Appoints Marc Benioff and Kristina Johnson to Board of Directors
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today announced the appointment of Marc Benioff, co-founder and CEO of salesforce.com, and Dr. Kristina M. Johnson, CEO of Enduring Hydro, LLC and former Under Secretary of Energy at the U.S. Department of Energy, to its board of directors effective August 1, 2012. MarketWire

Nexsan Outlines Top Applications for Unified Hybrid Storage
Nexsan®, a leading independent provider of data storage systems, today revealed the top eight applications ideally suited for Unified Hybrid Storage solutions. While applications with heavy transactional use requirements and high demands for capacity are typically well suited, other business applications also uniquely benefit from the advantages of Nexsan's NST5000 storage solutions. MarketWire

Trulia to Deliver Data and Insights for Real Estate Brokers
Trulia, a leading online marketplace for homebuyers, sellers, renters and real estate professionals, today announced that it is accepting applications for a new beta program of Trulia IQ, a platform to provide brokers with exclusive data-driven insight to power their businesses MarketWire

Wharton | San Francisco MBA Students Embrace Indigenous Australia for Global Tourism Engagement Project
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FastFunds Financial Corporation Announces New Strategic Direction and Future Plans for Company
FastFunds Financial Corporation (OTCQB: FFFC) (PINKSHEETS: FFFC) announced today its new strategic direction for the Company. In addition to the current business operations in financial services, the Company plans on expanding its business activities into the following additional business segments: MarketWire

QuickPay Corp. Brings Mobile Payments to Gated Parking Facilities and Expands Offerings in San Francisco Bay Area
Core News Facts: QuickPay Corp., a premier provider of mobile parking payment solutions, today announced several pieces of news which include the company's product expansion, new customer deployments, the introduction of Barney Pell as CEO, and the completion of $3.5 million in seed funding MarketWire

PENSRUS Goes for the Gold With the BIC Gold Grip Imprinted Roller Pens
PENSRUS, a top-selling distributor of custom advertising tools including business pens, custom logo pens and pencils, along with personalized notebooks, mouse pads, and more, is hosting BIC's "Go for the Gold" Olympic sale with a promotional code on all new BIC custom logo pens MarketWire

Augme Reports Annual Meeting Results
Augme® Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: AUGT), ("Augme") ("the Company") a technology and services leader in interactive media marketing that offers the only patented end-to-end mobile marketing and mobile advertising platform, today released the results of proposals voted on at Augme's 2012 annual meeting of stockholders in an 8-K filing MarketWire

ZYTO Corp Announces Expansion of Scientific Advisory Board
ZYTO Corp (OTCBB: ZYTC) www.ZYTO.com. MarketWire

Cosmetic Dentist in San Diego Returns From Case Presentation Lectures
Dr. James Salazar recently returned to his center for cosmetic dentistry in San Diego following attendance at the SPEAR Education Case Presentation lecture. The seminar series was titled "The Art of Treatment Planning and Case Presentation" and was held at the SPEAR campus in Scottsdale, AZ. Having observed various techniques for improving doctor-patient communication within the consultation, Dr MarketWire

KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT Acquires 46-Acre Office Park Near Seattle for $78.7 Million
KBS Strategic Opportunity REIT, a public non-traded real estate investment trust based in Newport Beach, Calif., has acquired QBE Corporate Campus, formerly Unigard Park, a sprawling, 46-acre office park in Bellevue, Wash., 11 miles east of downtown Seattle. The purchase price was $78,700,000. KBS will immediately rebrand the property to Bellevue Technology Center. MarketWire

Silverberg Surgical and Medical Group Reports Latest in Skincare News
Silverberg Surgical and Medical Group, a practice specializing in cosmetic and medical dermatology in Newport Beach, provides a resource for the latest news in skincare on the practice's blog. The blog reports on everything from recent studies on a shingles vaccine to a rise in "Brotox" treatments. MarketWire

San Francisco Plastic Surgeon on Increase in Mommy Makeovers
What exactly is a Mommy Makeover? While the specifics of the procedure will vary from mother to mother, the main principle behind the Mommy Makeover is a reclaiming of a woman's sense of self-image. Pregnancy and child-rearing place stress on a woman's body, and though these bodily changes are expected during pregnancy, some women find it very difficult to regain their pre-pregnancy bodies MarketWire

DNV KEMA Corporate Sustainability Roadmap Earns Scripps Networks Interactive Distinction as Tennessee "Green Achiever"
DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, a leading global authority on energy consulting, testing, and certification, today announced that its corporate sustainability plan designed for Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) helped gain the lifestyle entertainment company recognition as a Green Achiever by the Greater Knoxville Business Journal's online sustainability portal, GoGreenET. MarketWire

Ram Power Announces Release Date for Second Quarter Results
Ram Power, Corp. (TSX: RPG) ("Ram Power"), a renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy, today announced that it will release its financial statements for the quarter ended June 30, 2012 on August 14, 2012 MarketWire

Cornerstone Therapeutics to Host Second Quarter 2012 Conference Call
Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: CRTX) today announced that it will host a conference call at 8:30 a.m. ET on Thursday, August 9, 2012, to discuss its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012. Financial results are expected to be released on Thursday, August 9, 2012, before the open of the U.S. financial markets. MarketWire

Emperial Americas Projects Strong 4th Quarter
Emperial Americas, Inc. (OTCBB: TEXX) today announced that the company expects a strong 4th quarter. MarketWire

DirectView Plans Release of New "DirectView" Mobile App for Remote DVR / NVR / CCTV and IP Video Surveillance
DirectView Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: DIRV), a company focused on ownership and management of leading video and security technology companies, today announced the planned release of the "DirectView" mobile app for its CCTV and IP Surveillance systems MarketWire

West Announces Record Second Quarter Results, Raises 2012 EPS Guidance
West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. (NYSE: WST) today announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2012. MarketWire

Micrel Takes Top Award Honors for 2011 Annual Report
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced it has been awarded silver for its 2011 annual report by the League of American Communication's Professionals (LACP) MarketWire

Micrel Wins First Prize at Electron d'Or 2012 for Innovative Ripple Blocker(TM) Solution
Micrel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced it has been awarded first prize by "Electron d'Or 2012," the "Golden Electron Award 2012." The event marks the first time that Micrel has been honored by the organization which has been recognizing outstanding technology contributions for the past 15 years MarketWire

New York's Delmonico's Steak House Adopts IMI Global's Where Food Comes From(R) Solution
Integrated Management Information, Inc. (d.b.a MarketWire

Implant Sciences Awarded Follow-On Order to China for Aviation Security
Implant Sciences Corporation (OTCQB: IMSC) (PINKSHEETS: IMSC), a high technology supplier of systems and sensors for homeland security and defense markets, today announced it has sold additional units of its Quantum Sniffer™ H150 handheld explosives trace detector to a customer in China for use in aviation security MarketWire

Five Questions Businesses Must Answer to Advance Toward Sustainability According to Interface, Inc.
Interface, Inc. (NASDAQ: IFSIA), the worldwide leader in design, production and sales of environmentally responsible modular carpet, has linked sustainability progress to inquiry since 1994, when a customer asked a question about the company's position on the environment and Interface was not satisfied with its own answer MarketWire

Harte-Hanks Reports Second Quarter Results
Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE: HHS) today reported second quarter 2012 diluted loss per share of ($1.74) on revenues of $199.1 million. These results compare to diluted earnings per share of $0.15 on $213.0 million in revenues for the second quarter of 2011. MarketWire

Industrial Info Resources' Market Outlook Will Highlight Spending Trends in U.S. Northeast and New England
Event announcement from Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Industrial Info is pleased to be hosting our 2012-13 Market Outlook at the Hilton Parsippany, in Parsippany, New Jersey, on September 20, 2012. The presentations will focus on project spending activity and market trends in the U.S. and Canada, with special emphasis on the U.S. Northeast and New England market regions MarketWire

Ohmstede Opens State-of-the-Art Heat Exchanger Cleaning Facility in La Porte, an Industrial Info News Alert
Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- You could say that Ohmstede Limited (Beaumont, Texas) was in the right place at the right time when oil was discovered at Spindletop at the turn of the century MarketWire

Pharming announces restructuring plan
Biotech company Pharming Group NV("Pharming" or "the Company") (NYSE Euronext: PHARM) today announced astrategicrestructuring plan of its Dutch operations designed to accelerate theCompany'spath to sustainability and future profitability MarketWire

Regal Cigs Offers Safe Smoking Alternative
Over the course of recent decades the media has always made a case out of smoking cigarettes; there were times when smoking was cool, and other times considered a disgusting and toxic act. Legislation has since advanced as a response to the health concerns of citizens, and today virtually everyone is aware that smoking cigarettes leads to a variety of medical problems MarketWire

Sharen Ghatan: Cooperation With Law Enforcement Is Key
In a recent article, Forbes considered the stigma attached to cooperating with law enforcement. Oftentimes, the individuals who are dubbed "snitches" and "rats" are those who are simply looking out for their best interest -- and the best interest of their families; however, these individuals are still subjected to a label that is connoted with betrayal MarketWire

Worth Unlimited: Large Debt Can Harm Personal Relationships
Maintaining a strong, healthy relationship is something that requires work -- and whether the relationship is a marriage or simply a committed partnership, the occasional source of tension or strain is inevitable. According to a recent NPR story, some of the most significant forms of relationship strain are financial troubles, specifically large amounts of debt MarketWire

Homes by Vanderbuilt: Modular Home Industry Embraces Green Technology
For generations, the mobile home has remained an American icon that represents freedom and a sense of exploration in terms of discovering the open road. However, as more consumers become aware of green initiatives and cost-saving measures, fewer motorists have held onto their recreational vehicles, or RVs MarketWire

New York City Cosmetic Dentist Stresses Importance of Continued Education
According to the most recent update from the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there are currently 155,700 dentists employed in the U.S., a number that is expected to grow by 21 percent in the next 8 years. The BLS also expects the trend of cosmetic dental services to become increasingly popular as new technologies allow for less invasive, faster procedures. While Dr MarketWire

Judicial Watch, MDPetitions.com Seek to Protect Maryland Voters' Right to Vote on Maryland's Gerrymandered Congressional Redistricting Map
Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Motion to Intervene on behalf of MDPetitions.com to defend in court a successful petition drive placing Maryland's controversial new Congressional Districting Plan on the November 2012 ballot (Dennis Whitley, III, et al., v. Maryland State Board of Elections, et al., Case No. 02-C-12-171365). MDPetitions MarketWire

Bright Ideas for Summer Entertaining
(Family Features) Summer is the time of year when many people get the urge to entertain just a little more frequently. Interior design expert and TV personality Genevieve Gorder says the best approach to summer entertaining is to make your space shine with a comfortable, approachable style MarketWire

Choose the Right Food for Your Pet
(Family Features) When it comes to caring for your pet, you do everything you can to ensure they stay happy and healthy. And while there are a variety of pet foods on the market boasting recipes made using wholesome ingredients, if pets aren't digesting that food correctly, they may as well be eating the inexpensive fillers you've been trying to avoid. MarketWire

For Families, Peace of Mind Is Priceless
(Family Features) American families understand the importance of protecting their assets and possessions. For a growing number of homeowners and renters, protection plans provide peace of mind that their possessions can be repaired or replaced if the unexpected happens. MarketWire

Quick After-School Bites
(Family Features) Between carpool, homework, sports and other activities, it can be tough to fit in an after-school snack to hold the kids over until dinner. But with a few tricks up your sleeve, you can give them what they need in no time. MarketWire

Coming Clean About Laundry
(Family Features) Laundry is one of those chores that are easy to put off until later. But putting the laundry off until later can have a downside. Hidden dirt can build up in your clothes, and it may be harder to get visible stains like chocolate or grass out of clothing. MarketWire

Fuel for School
(Family Features) School day mornings are typically busy mornings. Getting the kids out of bed is one thing, but managing to whip up breakfast, pack lunches and get everyone out the door on time requires planning and preparation. MarketWire

Time-Saving Tips With Go-To Ingredients
(Family Features) Warm weather means time to slow down, relax and enjoy time with friends and family. But with endless opportunities to enjoy the season -- from picnics and baseball games to days at the beach -- it's easy to run out of time and energy to prepare a delicious family meal MarketWire

Navarik VEF Service Adds ExxonMobil
Navarik VEF Service (Navarik Corp.), a global leader in the management of cargo inspection data for the oil industry, announced today that ExxonMobil has joined several other major oil companies who have entered an agreement for Navarik services. MarketWire

Allied Gold Mining announces Claim Filed
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ShopStyle Founder Teams Up With Actress Christina Applegate to Launch FabKids to Personalize the Shopping Experience for Children's Apparel
Personal Retailing Inc. today announced the launch of FabKids (http://fabkids.com/), a new children's brand and personalized e-commerce service that keeps growing kids in fresh, affordable and stylish outfits every month MarketWire

Diva International Announces Partnership With Canadian Olympic Swimmer Julia Wilkinson
Diva International (www.divacup.com), creators of the reusable menstrual cup, The DivaCup, are excited to announce a partnership with Canadian Olympic Swimmer Julia Wilkinson. Wilkinson, 25, is competing in the 2012 Olympic Games in London which kicked off Friday, July 27 and will be competing in the 100-meter freestyle, 100-meter backstroke and relay categories MarketWire

LOROM Announces the Opening of a New, UK-Based Customer Service Centre
LOROM, a manufacturing industry leader in global cable connectivity and OEM product solutions, today announced the opening of new UK-based customer service center in Haydock, UK. MarketWire

Bezeq Group Reports Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results
Bezeq - The Israel Telecommunication Corp., Ltd. (TASE: BEZQ), Israel's leading telecommunications provider, today announced its financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2012. Details regarding the investor conference call and webcast to be held today are included later in this press release. MarketWire

MorphoSys AG Reports Results for the First Six Months of 2012
MorphoSys AGReports Results for the First Six Months of 2012 MarketWire

AMG schedule for second quarter 2012 earnings release
AMG Advanced Metallurgical GroupN.V. ("AMG",EURONEXT AMSTERDAM: "AMG") will release its second quarter 2012financialresults on Thursday, 9 August 2012 at approximately 07:00 CET. AMG willhost aconference call to discuss its financial results for second quarter 2012 onsameday at 13:30 CET (12:30 GMT / 07:30 EDT). MarketWire

Fisher Communications, Inc. to Report Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results on August 7, 2012
Fisher Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: FSCI) will report its second quarter 2012 financial results before the market opens on August 7, 2012. This information will also be available through the Investor Relations section of Fisher's website, www.fsci.com. MarketWire

Superhero "Titan" Faces the Most Devious Foe of All... Cancer
Imagine for a moment you are the world's strongest protector -- TITAN, an invincible superhero who cannot be harmed by knife, bullet or bomb. Now, imagine Titan's mortal, regular-guy alter ego is told he has cancer and is dying. What then? MarketWire

Verengo Solar Hires Lloyd Sargeant as Vice President of Sales and Development
Verengo Solar, one of the nation's leading home solar companies, announced today that Lloyd Sargeant has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Development. Sargeant will oversee Verengo's growing national sales organization. MarketWire

People Management Translates Into Superior Economic Performance
Companies that are highly skilled in core HR practices experience up to 3.5 times the revenue growth and as much as 2.1 times the profit margins of less capable companies, according to new research by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and the World Federation of People Management Associations (WFPMA) MarketWire

Retail Industry Discusses 2012 Sustainability Trends and Green Movements at Upcoming RILA Conference
Jonathan North, General Manager of the business unit responsible for a sustainable shipping platform called the OptiLedge, owned by Inter IKEA Systems B.V., announces his attendance at the upcoming 2012 Retail Industry Leaders Association Sustainability Conference, September 19-21 in Phoenix, Ariz. MarketWire

SouthGobi Resources Notified Ivanhoe Mines and Aluminum Corporation of China Limited (Chalco) agree to Extend Time for Proportional Takeover Bid for SouthGobi Resources
SouthGobi Resources Ltd. (TSX: SGQ)(HKSE: 1878) ("SouthGobi") was notified today that Ivanhoe Mines and Chalco have agreed to extend by an additional thirty days until September 4, 2012 the time for Chalco to make a proportional takeover bid for up to 60%, but not less than 56% of the common shares of SouthGobi MarketWire

Rhode Island Filmmaker Chad A. Verdi Attaches Professional Wrestling Legend Tommy Dreamer, World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW) Along With Thea Trinidad aka Rosita From Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) to Horror Film "Self Storage"
The Woodhaven Production Company is pleased to announce the signing of professional wrestling legend Tommy Dreamer and (TNA) Wrestler Thea Trinidad. Dreamer is best known for his time spent with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). After nine years and leaving the WWE in 2010, Dreamer worked for "Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA) MarketWire

UPCOMING DEADLINE: The Law Firm of Levi & Korsinsky Notifies Investors With Losses on Their Investment in Tempur-Pedic International Inc. of Class Action Lawsuit and the Deadline of August 20, 2012 to Seek a Lead Plaintiff Position
Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky on behalf of investors who purchased Tempur-Pedic International Inc. (NYSE: TPX) stock between January 25, 2012 and June 5, 2012. MarketWire

Aristocrat's Tarzan(R) Lord of the Jungle(TM) Slot Jackpot Hits for Second Time in a Week in Nevada, This Time for $260,017.78 at Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo
Less than a week after Aristocrat's Tarzan® Lord of the Jungle™ video slot game's jackpot hit for an amazing $959,961.43 in Las Vegas, the top jackpot has hit in Nevada again, this time for $260,017.78 at the Virgin River Hotel/Casino/Bingo in Mesquite. MarketWire

Copeinca: SECOND QUARTER AND HALF YEAR 2012 FINANCIAL RESULTS - PRESENTATION AND CONF. CALL
Copeinca ASA's second quarter and half year 2012 results are scheduled to be released on Wednesday August 15th, 2012. GlobeNewswire

H2 acquires Norske Skog Parenco and recovered paper business
Norske Skog has entered into an agreement to sell its paper mill Parenco in Renkum in the Netherlands and the global recovered paper business, Reparco, to investment firm H2 Equity Partners. Norske Skog expects to release cash from the transaction in the order of EUR 30 millions. The transaction is part of the effort to reduce Norske Skog's net debt GlobeNewswire

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